Connecticut Children’s Foundation Blog

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center Foundation Blog contains the latest division news, patient success stories and featured events. Check back regularly to see what our donors, patients and care providers have been doing.

Helping children live better. It’s the Walmart way.

Categories: Children's Miracle Network Hospitals
Ashlyn at Connecticut Children's Medical Center
We are excited to share that this year marks the 31st anniversary of Walmart and Sam’s Club supporting Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals! That is 31 years of their customers, members, and associates putting their hearts and souls into supporting local children’s hospitals, including Connecticut Children’s. You too can be part of a program that makes …

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Bromberg Gift Helps Support World-Class Centers

Categories: Donor Story, Partners in Caring
Christine and Matthew Bromberg Imagine a children’s hospital where world-class care meets world-class centers. For Christine and Matthew Bromberg of West Hartford, it’s not hard to do. The campaign to build a new Infusion Center and an outpatient pediatric Dialysis Center at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center is well underway and the Brombergs are helping to …

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Inspired to Run

Categories: Events
A picture may be worth a thousand words, but Erin Blinn-Curran’s photographs speak volumes. As the medical photographer for Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, it is the subject matter that inspires her work as a photographer — and as a marathon runner. “Because I work throughout the Medical Center and at our satellite locations, I’ve had …

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Extra Life Gamers Play So Others Can Win

Categories: Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, Events
“This must be the easiest fundraising plan in the world; you don’t even have to get up off the couch if you don’t want to,” says Tracy Degrazia. She’s talking about the Extra Life program, in which gamers — people who play video games, board games, phone games, card games and other forms of competitive …

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Peter Pan-Inspired Gala Supports Patient Care

Categories: Events, Partners in Caring
To quote Peter Pan, “All it takes is faith and trust.” And maybe a little pixie dust. Peter Pan has inspired the magic and wonder of this year’s Connecticut Children’s Medical Center Gala, which will be held Saturday, November 10, at the Connecticut Convention Center. But for Daryl and Gabrelle Jackson, faith and trust were …

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